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Best Life

From 17 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful, Quirky

About the show

A musical comedy about ambition, anxiety and avocados that asks, how do you know if you are living your best life? More…

'Is it too much to ask for everything?!' she shouted drunkenly at a bin. This was the plan: 1) Find dream job. 2) Change the world. 3) Go for brunch. Now she’s broke, overwhelmed by options and in a complicated relationship with Netflix. Part of Soho Playhouse's 2018 Fringe Encore Series.

Member Reviews (17)


Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful, Quirky

Ambitious, Banal, Funny, Clever, Quirky

See it if If you want to see a good singer talk about her millennial life.

Don't see it if If you do not like one person shows. If you are not intrested in supporting young actors as they start out.

Cliched, Overrated, Fluffy, Banal, Disappointing

See it if you support young actors getting started, don’t mind them relying on personal charm over good writing, avocado toast isn't old news to you.

Don't see it if an interesting autobiography is key to a good autobiographical solo. Anyone doing a set in NYC on keeping up with the Joneses...

Also ...better have something new to say (and complaining about Instagram i... Read more Read less

Banal, Funny, Great singing, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if you want to see a talented performer sing often clever songs and be generally charming and funny.

Don't see it if you mind said performer not being that interesting and at the ephiphany being somewhat banal. Mind the general limits of a one person shows.

Also The songs seemed derivative not covers or spoofs but triggered clear t... Read more Read less

August 27th, 2018
for a previous production "It feels as if she’s covering well-trodden ground, but upbeat, well-written songs and a winning stage presence keep the show surfing a wave of good spirits...Broadbent is a winsome, winning presence, greeting the problems she addresses with a cheery smile. She occasionally lapses into perky musi...
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August 6th, 2018
for a previous production "This autobiographical musical hour is a fast-paced, well-delivered take on the generation gap(s), glass ceilings, millennium generational angst, and top-quality humour. Broadbent’s voice has matured beautifully – her soaring notes are exquisite contrast to her lyrics – powerful, witty words with...
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August 16th, 2018
for a previous production "Broadbent is radiant on stage, and clearly enjoying herself...The audience were laughing from the word go, over the Broadbent’s pressing questions, her confession that she can only cook Bolognese and chilli, and her daring and brilliant songs...The show provokes thinking as much as laughter. Bro...
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August 19th, 2018
for a previous production "Broadbent has stage presence and all the talents required and then some. She has a great singing voice, she has the ability to write good songs and a wonderful comedic imagination to meld all these talents together and in doing so provides an hour of classy entertainment and laughs...Go see her....
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